Many travel blogs are written with an eye to what you pack outfit-wise, and that is a very important element of travel preparation. (The above motto has been mine on many occasions, I have to admit.) I’ve found, however, that there are other considerations that are equally as important, if not more so, because they […]

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Stylish Stripes

I’m a big fan, personally, of stripes. They’re clean, they’re fun, they’re versatile, and anyone can wear them. Yes, it’s true! Many women shy away from stripes for fear they’ll make them look larger, but I say anyone can wear them. It’s all a matter of where, and what kind. Look at this collection of […]

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Almay primer

If you haven’t had one of the viruses traveling around this Spring, consider yourself lucky. I thought I was one of the lucky ones until last week when one slammed me overnight. No fun! But here’s the thing. It wasn’t the kind that knocked me down with body aches and no chance whatsoever of moving […]

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gray polish

After many years of professional manicures and wearing acrylic nails, I’m still learning. For many years now I’ve been wearing super dark polish. At first it was a lot of red, then I went to dark burgundy. After that I ventured into even darker, semi-glittery almost-black. Last year I fell in love with Essie’s Midnight […]

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Me in lace

Anyone who knows me know that I’m definitely not a ‘lace’ girl. To me, and I suspect to many women, lace conjures up a sweet, romantic vibe. I love it on other people, but it’s never been a part of my style. “Dramatic” – yes. “Chic” – well, yes, I aim for that. But “feminine”…”sweet”…”romantic”…no, […]

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